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Dish: a Bare-headed Cavalier, possibly George Monck, Duke of Albemarle: C.40-1934

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Dish: a Bare-headed Cavalier, possibly George Monck, Duke of Albemarle

Maker(s)

Pottery: uncertain (Probably)

Entities

  • Dish
  • charger
  • blue-dash charger

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in greyish-blue, pale green, and dark yellow, with a bare-headed cavalier, perhaps George Monck, Duke of Albemarle, riding to the left between stylized trees, with a yellow line and blue dashes round the edge

Buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed and painted in pale shades of blue, pale-green, yellow, and manganese-purple; the reverse covered with pale yellow lead-glaze. Circular with curved sides and everted rim, standing on a footring. Archer, 1997 Shape B. Decorated with a bare-headed man wearing armour, and a sash with two tails streaming out behind him, and holding a marshall's baton in his right hand, mounted on a horse galloping to the left between highly stylized trees. In the foreground there are five blue tufts over five alternating areas of green and yellow with blue or orange horizontal striations over them. The edge is encircled by a yellow line and large, spaced, blue dashes.

Notes

History note: Cecil Baring, 3rd Lord Revelstoke; Puttick & Simpson, 20-23 November 1934, Catalogue of an Important Collection of Old English Pottery, the property of the Rt. Hon. Lord Revelstoke, day , p. 54, lot 655

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13 3/16 cm
Diameter: 33.5 cm
Height: 7.5 cm
Height: 3 in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1934-11-22) by Puttick & Simpson

Dating

Late 17th Century
Charles II
Production date: circa AD 1680

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( pale shades of blue, green, yellow, and manganese-purple)
Back composed of lead-glaze ( pale yellow)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, the front tin-glazed and painted in pale shades of blue, green, yellow, and manganese-purple; the reverse covered with pale yellow lead-glaze.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.40-1934
Primary reference Number: 74931
Glaisher Additions number: Gl. Add.57-1934
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 August 2022 Last processed: Thursday 25 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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